Politburo of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)

The Politburo is the highest body of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).[1] The members of the Politburo are elected by the Central Committee in the immediate aftermath of a National Party Congress, which is held every three years.

22nd PolitburoEdit

The 22nd Congress of the CPI(M) held between April 18 and 22 2018 at Hyderabad, Telangana elected a 95 member Central Committee. There are also six special invitees and two permanent invitees to the Central Committee. The Central Committee at its meeting held on April 22, 2018 at the conclusion of the Congress elected a 17 member Polit Bureau. The C.C. also re-elected Com. Sitaram Yechury as the General Secretary.[2]

21st PolitburoEdit

The 21st Politburo was elected at the 21st party congress of CPI(M), held in Visakhapatnam in April 2015.

B. V. Raghavulu
M. A. Baby
Kodiyeri Balakrishnan
Prakash Karat
S. Ramachandran Pillai
Manik Sarkar
Pinarayi Vijayan
Sitaram Yechury
Buddhadeb Bhattacharya
V. S. Achuthanandan
M. K. Pandhe
Jyoti Basu
Harkishan Singh Surjeet
R. Umanath with his wife and communist leader Pappa Umanath
E. K. Nayanar
Koratala Satyanarayana
E. M. S. Namboodiripad
E. M. S. Namboodiripad (left) with Romanian President Nicolae Ceauşescu in 1979
P. Sundarayya (left) with Nicolae Ceauşescu (centre) in 1969
A. K. Gopalan (left) with B. T. Ranadive

20th PolitburoEdit

The 20th Politburo was elected at the 20th party congress of CPI(M), held in Calicut in April 2012.

19th PolitburoEdit

The 19th Politburo was elected at the 19th party congress of CPI(M), held in Coimbatore from 29 March – 3 April 2008.

18th PolitburoEdit

The 18th Politburo was elected at the 18th party congress of CPI(M), held in Delhi from 6-11 April 2005.

17th PolitburoEdit

The 17th Politburo was elected at the 18th party congress of CPI(M), held in Hyderabad from 19-24 March 2002.

16th PolitburoEdit

The 16th Politburo was elected at the 16th party congress of CPI(M), held in Calcutta from 5-11 October 1998.

15th PolitburoEdit

The 15th Politburo was elected at the 15th party congress of CPI(M), held in Chandigarh from 2-8 April 1995.

14th PolitburoEdit

The 14th Politburo was elected at the 14th party congress of CPI(M), held in Madras from 3-10 January 1992.

13th PolitburoEdit

The 13th Politburo was elected at the 13th party congress of CPI(M), held in Trivandrum in January 1989.[4]

12th PolitburoEdit

The 12th Politburo was elected at the 12th party congress of CPI(M), held in Calcutta from 24-29 December 1986.

11th PolitburoEdit

The 11th Politburo was elected at the 11th party congress of CPI(M), held in Vijayawada from 26-31 January 1982.

10th PolitburoEdit

The 10th Politburo was elected at the 10th party congress of CPI(M), held in Jalandhar from 2-8 April 1978.

9th PolitburoEdit

The 9th Politburo was elected at the 10th party congress of CPI(M), held in Madurai from 27 June – 2 July 1972.

8th PolitburoEdit

The 8th Politburo was elected at the 8th party congress of CPI(M), held in Kochi from 23 - 29 December 1968.

7th PolitburoEdit

The 7th Politburo was elected at the 7th Party Congress of CPI(M) held in Calcutta from 31 October – 7 November 1964. It was the first Party Congress after the CPI(M) emerged from a split from the Communist Party of India in 1964. Before the 7th Party Congress, the Politburo was known as the Central Secretariat.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CPI (M) Party Congresses". Communist Party of India (Marxist) Kerala. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Full list: CPI(M) newly elected central committee and politburo members". Indian Express. 22 April 2018. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  3. ^ Jayanth Jacob (12 July 2009). "Kerala CM removed from politburo". The Telegraph. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  4. ^ Sreedhar Pillai (31 January 1989). "Vote for continuity: 13th party congress of CPI(M) in Trivandrum one of the most significant in its history". India Today. Retrieved 19 April 2015.